It can be discouraging at times for nonprofit leaders trying to foster excitement among their employees. It may be a comfort to know that money, though important, is not a motivating factor for many members of a nonprofit’s staff. Many are involved because they are pas
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Engaging with donors is one of the most important tasks a nonprofit needs to attend to. With new social platforms and communication channels to contend with, nonprofits need to take the time to consider their message and who will see it. When it comes to crafting your message, one key question should come to mind:… Read more »
Leading any group comes with its own particular set of challenges. However, the tight budgets, limited staff and long hours common to many nonprofit workplaces lend itself to a particularly difficult environment for the average nonprofit leader. Though it’s not impossible, it does take a particular set of traits to thrive in this atmosphere, and… Read more »
By now we are all aware of the power of the Millennial generation. Though they are often described in an unflattering way, most nonprofit leaders know that this group of young, philanthropically-minded individuals is quickly becoming a group they need to focus on – if they are not already. Though they may not currently hold… Read more »
You have a designated e-giving channel for your organization, you’ve created a stellar website detailing pertinent information about your organization, and you’ve even created a customized mobile app for your constituents to interact with you — so where are all your donors?
No matter your nonprofit organization’s mission, the cause that you’re working to support, or the leadership style of key individuals, all organizations can agree upon one thing – engagement is key to building long lasting relationships with donors.
Finding donors for any nonprofit is a constant, uphill battle. Fundraisers are often pulled in different directions, needing to split their time between dedicated donors and sourcing new donors. Though many donors may be moved to get involved with an organization, often they refrain for one reason or another. For example, overwhelmingly, nonprofits have seen… Read more »
Every successful nonprofit has their own strategy for creating relationships with donors and encouraging them to get involved with their organization in some capacity. Though it may seem like an unnecessary effort at face value, research shows that taking the time to personally reach out to potential major donors yields more positive results than a… Read more »
What does a philanthropist look like? Many nonprofit leaders, as well as those removed from the nonprofit fundraising arena, may be quick to describe a member of the baby boomer generation who gives generously to a cause they care deeply about. Though in the past this may have been the case, over the last few… Read more »
Over the last few years, online giving has left its mark upon the face of nonprofit fundraising. According to statistics gathered by Nonprofit Tech For Good, online giving grew 13.5% in 2013 and during the same year, online giving accounted for 6.3% of all charitable contributions made. As the landscape of charitable giving changes, many organizations are… Read more »